Writing

Writing Quickly

In another post, I had written that writing is hard because we get frustrated that the process of writing is so much slower than our process of creating. Notwithstanding that, we often make the process even harder by writing even slower than we are capable. The medium (the material) that a writer works with is […]

Writing

Why Writing is Hard

“There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein.” ~Walter Wellesley “Red” Smith “Writing is easy: All you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.” ~Gene Fowler Pretty much anyone who has ever sat down to […]

Writing

Are you a Writer?

Many people talk about writing, dream about writing, fantasize about writing, wish they were writers. There is nothing wrong with all that – it shows great passion for writing, but … If you want to be a writer, then you must write. Imagine you want to be a gardener: talking about it is good, dreaming […]